It’s been announced that our Dom has made the shortlist for a prestigious national award.
Our esteemed Marketing and PR Manager is in contention for National Diversity Award for Entrepreneurial of Excellence Award for Disability. He’s one of three successful shortlisted candidates for this award, after being whittled down from thousands of potential nominations.
The news comes as Dom is spending this week reporting on the Sziget music festival in Budapest for Soundsphere. Speaking from the festival site, he says of his nomination: “I am thrilled and honoured to have got this far. Thanks to everyone involved. This is awesome!”
About Dom Smith
Born and bred near Hull and now based in York, Dom Smith set up Soundsphere magazine in 2008 after completing a Masters Degree in Journalism.
Since its start-up as a website showcasing music and culture in Northern England, it has become a popular and highly-regarded project which has translated from the World Wide Web to print – and beyond.
As well as setting up The Creative Condition – where Soundsphere is a solid component of our portfolio, Dom is also the co-founder of Disabled Entrepreneurs, a UK-wide network which aims to support and inspire people from all backgrounds to pursue new business ventures.
About The National Diversity Awards
The National Diversity Awards is to be hosted this year by Brian Dowling at Manchester’s Midland Hotel on 21st September, where the winners will be announced in what is sure to be a memorable ceremony.
The awards aim to recognise and reward positive role models, entrepreneurs and community organisations from a grass roots level for all their hard work within their respective communities.
The event itself is unique, as it rewards all aspects of diversity within one ceremony including age, disability, gender, race and LGBT. This has attracted endorsements from celebrities from the likes of Stephen Fry, Brian Blessed, Ade Adepitan and the stars from My Transsexual Summer along with several Paralympians such as Jody Cundy, Claire Hardy, and Danny Crates.
After generating so much momentum and interest for its first year the NDAs are sure to be a glittering success. For more information about the awards or to book a table at the event, please visit www.nationaldiversityawards.co.uk.